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Surendranagar





India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Surendranagar is an administrative district in the state of Gujarat in India. The district headquarters are located at Surendranagar. The district occupies an area of 10,489 kilometers a population of 1,515,148 of which 26.56 percent. Along with the district headquarters town of Surendranagar, other cities in the district include Dhrangadhra, Halvad, Wadhwan, Limbdi, Tarnetar, Lakhtar, Vagadia, Sayla, and Thangadh.
 
The chief agricultural product of Surendranagar district is cotton. In fact Surendranagar district is one of the highest quality producer of cotton in world. First private cottan futures trading exchange was established in Surendranagar.
 
Surendranagar is a hub of cotton and ginning actitives of India. One of the largest producers of quality Shankar cotton in world. In fact surendranagar houses first Cotton Trading Exchange in India. Nearly 25 percent salt supply comes from mining and in the area.
 
City is also home to big textile and clothing market, especially saress. Big clothing showrooms are located in city on Jawahar Road and Vithal Press Road. City has good wholesale grain market like Mehta Market. Chotila hill located at approx 60 kms from surendranagar city is a place for worship for Meldi Mataji, a hindu goddess. Thousands of pilgrims comes walking for as far as 300 kms to this place.
 
People of surendranagar are peace loving and co-operative. Main residents of surendranagar are Jains and Patels. Various community in surendranagar live homogeniously. Surendranagar has been traditionally been peace loving city. There is huge influx of people from surrounding villages due to development of educational institutes in the city. People from other community like Bharvad, Rabari are also in good numbers.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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